to grind or divide into particles or pellets, as coarse-ground meal or prepared dry dog food.
grains or pellets resulting from a kibbling process.
Other definitions for kibble (2 of 2)
an iron bucket used in mines for hoisting ore.
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How to use kibble in a sentence
Holding up to one cup of food at a time, the bowl wobbles and rocks and it’s up to your pet to figure out how to use his paws or snout in a way that will release his kibble!
Many canine diets consist of kibble, dog treats, maybe a few scraps from their human’s dinner table, and, well, more kibble.Best dog vitamins: Nutrients and supplements to boost your pet’s health | Irena Collaku | June 16, 2021 | Popular-Science
Not only did the little ones find the kibble around 70 percent of the time, their performance didn’t improve over the 12 trials.
To control for that impeccable sense of smell, the researchers taped a piece of kibble to the inside of each cup.
Whether they’ve knocked over their food bowl and left your kitchen floor awash with kibble, or they’ve left a trail of fluff, fur, and hair on every sofa, bed, and chair in the house, pets need a lot of cleaning up after.Best Dyson vacuum: Cleaners that really suck (In all the best ways!) | Charlotte Marcus | March 12, 2021 | Popular-Science
UNDERWOOD: Clairhuhhh, if this goes like I think it will, those cats will have more kibble than they know what to do with.Frank Underwood Will Not Tolerate Insubordination in This Olive Garden | Kelly Williams Brown | February 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Almost at the same moment the kibble appeared flying upwards.Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines | R.M. Ballantyne
Mr kibble had staggered up, with his lower jaw dropped, catching Potterson by the shoulder, and pointing to the half-door.Our Mutual Friend | Charles Dickens
Could not I run down to Grasmere for a week, with kibble to take care of me, and see dear grandmother?
Besides, Lady Maulevrier objected before to the idea of your travelling alone with kibble.
kibble, the faithful Grasmere girl, sat by the divan, fanning the sufferer with a large Japanese fan.
British Dictionary definitions for kibble (1 of 2)
British a bucket used in wells or in mining for hoisting
British Dictionary definitions for kibble (2 of 2)
(tr) to grind into small pieces
US and Canadian ground meal formed into pellets and used as pet food
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